2015 – date to be confirmed
Independent Living Fund
The Independent Living Fund – which provides money to help people with disabilities live an independent life in the community – is to close in 2015. .
Funding will be incorporated into local social care arrangements – through local councils in England and the devolved governments in Scotland in Wales. People who already have ILF care packages will have transfer to new local arrangements.
Personal Independence Payment
Change: Claimants of working age receiving Disability Living Allowance (DLA) will be invited to claim Personal Independence Payment instead.